Harvest of rubies by tessa afshar overdrive rakuten. Harvest of rubies by tessa afshar audiobook download. Harvest of rubies harvest, book 1 by tessa afshar book cover, description, publication history. Remarkable talent threatens to cloud a life the prophet nehemiahs cousin has been catapulted into the center of the persian court working long hours, rubbing elbows with royalty, and becoming the queens fa. Tessa afshar is the awardwinning author of inspirational historical fiction.
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In harvest of rubies tessa tells the story of sarah nehemiahs cousin who unlike most women of the time can read and write and speak many languages. Harvest of rubies the prophet nehemiahs cousin can speak numerous languages, keep complex accounts, write on rolls of parchment and tablets of clay, and solve great mysteries. A genius who is more at home with scrolls and accounts than with people, sarah finds her worth in her achievements. Harvest of rubies harvest, book 1 by tessa afshar fantastic fiction. In 2011, after her first novel pearl in the sand was published, she was named new best author of the year in the family fictionsponsored readers choice awards. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Sarah is a jew in ancient persia, cousin of nehemiah, and the daughter of the scribe simeon, whose attention she wins only when she proves. In 2011, tessa was named new author of the year by familyfictions readers choice awards.
Over the years, she has won several awards including an inspy award for land of silence, that was also the winner of the 2016 top five christian fiction novels. The prophet nehemiahs cousin can speak numerous languages, keep complex accounts, write on rolls of parchment and tablets of clay, and solve great mysteries. Harvest of rubies is a fiction read that will entertain you, but it will also encourage you. So it took 8 days to record this video, but i only read 3 and a half of those 8 days. She survived english boarding school for girls before moving to the united states permanently.
Ruth used all that she had left a strong back and a willing heart to gather grain in a field, abandoned after the harvest. The details are rich and it is quite easy to become attached to the characters, since tessa afshar makes the old testament come alive. See all books authored by tessa afshar, including pearl in the sand, and harvest of rubies, and more on. Great deals on one book or all books in the series. Tessa has just been named new author of the year 2011 in the readers choice awardssponsored by family fiction. Tormented by others, ruth is shocked to find the owner of the. Sarah learns that she has something of worth to offer beyond her ability with languages and sums. Her conversion to christianity in her midtwenties changed the. Her most recent novel, thief of corinth, was an inspy award finalist in the historical romance category. Harvest of rubies is about a young scribe, a woman named sarah longs for acceptance, for belonging. Tessa was born in iran and lived there for the first fourteen years of her life. This is the opening line in harvest of rubies, and probably one of my most favorite opening lines in a book ever.
Tessa afshar is an awardwinning author of historical and biblical fiction. We deliver the joy of reading in 100% recycled packaging with free standard shipping on u. Tessa afshar is the awardwinning author of many biblical and inspirational historical fiction books, including harvest of gold which won a christy award and in the field of grace, a biblical fiction on the life of ruth. Sarah, the prophet nehemiahs cousin, is senior scribe to the queen of persia the only woman to have held such an important post in the persian empire. The prophet nehemiahs cousin can speak numerous languages, keep complex accounts, write on rolls of parchment and table. Land of silence won an inspy award in the general fiction category and was voted by library journal as one of the top five christian fiction titles of 2016. Tessa afshar books list of books by author tessa afshar. In harvest of rubies tessa tells the story of sarah nehemiahs cousin. Book 1 in harvest series, by tessa afshar finalist for the 20 ecpa christian book award, fiction formerly known as the gold medallion sarah, the prophet nehemiahs cousin, is senior scribe to the queen of persia the only woman to have held such an important post in the persian empire. Inspirational historical fiction books by tessa afshar. I absolutely loved the story, and next week her brand new book harvest of. Both novels are historical christian fiction, and are more biblical than other. Born in the middle east, tessa spent her teen years in england and later moved to the united states. Tessa afshar was born in a nominally muslim family in iran and lived there for the first fourteen years of her life.
After reading tessa afshars pearl in the sand i was not sure how in the world a better book could be written. Tessa afshar books in my opinion will encourage you to pick up your bible to confirm that she stays true to the biblical account as much as possible. A harvest of rubies by tessa afshar is the first in a series of biblical fiction in the time of the jewish exile in babylon. Harvest of rubies is the second book by tessa afshar her first book was pearl in the sand the story of rahab. Daughter of rome, thief of corinth, bread of angels, land of silence, in the field of grace, harvest of gold, harvest of rubies, pearl in the sand. Reading vlog harvest of rubies by tessa afshar spoilers. Harvest of rubies, by author tessa afshar, is biblical fiction set in persia during the time of nehemiah, during the reign of king artaxerxes.
Tessa was born into a nominally muslim family in iran and lived there for the first 14 years of her life. Harvest of rubies ebook by tessa afshar rakuten kobo. Carissa miller, net galley 612012 i felt so similar to sarah as i read through this book. Harvest of rubies book by tessa afshar thriftbooks. Buy harvest of rubies book online at best prices in india on. Read harvest of rubies by tessa afshar available from rakuten kobo.
In harvest of gold book 2, the scribe sarah married darius, and at times she feels as if she has married the persian aristocracy, too. Harvest of rubies tessa afshar inspirational historical fiction. This is the first book in the harvest of rubies duology. Tessa afshar author tessa afshar was born in a nominally muslim family in iran and lived there for the first fourteen years of her life. Sarah discovered a way into her scribe fathers heart by teaching herself to read persian, and the quicker she learned, the more praise and attention she earned from him. Both novels are historical christian fiction, and are more biblical. Written by tessa afshar, audiobook narrated by laural merlington. In her early childhood years, sarah experienced the death of her mo. Afshar wrote her first novel pearl in the sand in 2010, before she followed it up with harvest of rubies, the first of the harvest series in 2012. After discovering irregularities in dariuss books, she finds herself in grave dangerand learns that she. Buy harvest of rubies book online at low prices in india.371 1047 315 861 572 540 1199 24 602 1386 925 361 289 472 1336 144 924 96 177 1114 1409 528 38 1560 328 992 1486 240 541 382 551 270 1354 907 412 618 52